Monthly Archives: November 2016

Digital Learning Experiences

Have you ever been asked to tackle a task or problem? Sometimes knowing how to get started is the biggest challenge. Would it help to be handed all the resources and you have to solve it. It would be like getting that bunk bed from IKEA; you have this box with everything you need, but still the task seems ominous.

As teachers are using more digital content, there is the endless possibility to provide challenging tasks and problems for students to wrestle with. But to keep them engaged, teachers can create a digital learning experience that presents the problem, provides all the tools necessary (concepts, practice, research…) and encourages collaboration and discussion.

Here are the slides from a presentation on Creating Dynamic Digital Learning Experiences presented at the CMC conference.

 

Capture images with Awesome Screenshots

Are you a Chrome user?  Then you can take screen shots with Awesome Screen shots and paste them into documents, share them on Twitter or Facebook, or create a set of images in a project.
Here is how to get started.

Go to the Chrome Web Store.

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Search for Awesome Screenshots.

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Add it to your Browser Extensions.

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Click on the Awesome Screenshots icon.

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Sign in using your Google Account.

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Choose your Google Account.

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Click on the tab of the image you wish to capture and click the Screen Shot icon in your Browser bar.

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Choose the type of screen shot you wish to take.

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Select the area to capture (if applicable).

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Annotate (draw write etc)

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Click done.

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Right click on the image to copy it.

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Find the location to paste it.

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Right click where it should be placed and click paste.

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Resize as desire.

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Done!